I had to renew my residence permit today. As a non-Ph.D student, my residence permit is good for about six months. Renewing it means a trip to the local office of the Directorate of Immigration, Útlendingstofnun (which more or less translates to “foreigner’s office” and is often referred to just as “UTL”) again and waiting for my… Read More Day 199: a time for renewal
The process of moving to Iceland is remarkably straightforward. You know what you need to get a permit because the Icelandic immigration directorate, Útlendingastofnun, has created checklists for all kinds of contingencies. You’re an EU citizen? There’s a checklist for that. US citizen? Got you covered. Student? Worker? Spouse? Child? Athlete? Au pair? Refugee? The first alien visitors… Read More You asked for miracles … I give you the F.B.I.